[ KINDLE ] ✽ House of Gold Author Natasha Solomons – Writerscompany.co.uk

House of Gold Such Is The Power And Wealth Of The Goldbaums That On Dull Days, It S Said, They Hire The Sun Just For Themselves.The Goldbaums Influence Reaches Across Europe They Are The Confidants And Bankers Of Governments And Emperors Little Happens Without Their Say So And Even Less Without Their Knowledge But Greta Goldbaum Has No Say At All In Who She Ll Marry.While Power Lies In Wealth, Strength Lies In Family Greta S Union With Cousin Albert Will Strengthen The Bond Between The Austrian And The English Branches Of The Dynasty It Is Sensible And Strategic Greta Is Neither.Defiant And Unhappy, She Is Desperate To Find A Place That Belongs To Her, Free From Duty And Responsibility But Just As She Begins To Taste An Unexpected Happiness, The Great War Is Looming And Even The Goldbaums Can T Alter Its Course For The First Time In Two Hundred Years, The Family Will Find Themselves On Opposing Sides The House Of Goldbaum, Along With Europe Herself, Is About To Break Apart.


10 thoughts on “House of Gold

  1. says:

    House of Gold is a sweeping saga of the Goldbaum family during World War One and the events leading up to the great war I am finding myself readingandhistorical fiction often for the actual history that is included in the books Some of these authors have done extensive research on fashion, important families and, most importantly, the events of


  2. says:

    The Goldbaum family has wealth and power throughout Europe but all of that could change with the rise of anti Semitism It s 1911 and an arranged marriage is set for Greta Goldbaum of Vienna and her distant cousin, Albert who is part of the Goldbaum family in England But will Greta ever truly love her husband when they seem to have nothing in common And wi


  3. says:

    Review at 40% complete This book is overly long, but there is a lot to like too.What I like The interweaving of historical events, especially the Titanic.The descriptions of the trappings of the rich, especially The Goldbaum Trans Europe Express The feistiness of Greta, the main female characterThe inclusion of nature Albert s insect collecting, Greta s gardenWhat


  4. says:

    Greta had been a handful since birth with her governesses explaining that if she had been anything but a Goldbaum, she would be out on the street.The Goldbaums always married distant cousins to keep the name, their power, and their wealth secure.Greta was to marry her second cousin from London whom she never met, but she was fine with it because she was hoping this would tak


  5. says:

    House of Gold is a sweeping family drama that follows the fictional Goldbaum family in the years leading up to and during WWI I read a lot of historical fiction, but I ve read very little set in this particular time period, so I was excited to get into this book Greta, a member of the Austrian branch of the Goldbaum family, is the main focus, although the novel does delve into the per


  6. says:

    3.5 stars I like historical fiction and this time around WWI is very interesting This is the story of the wealthy Goldbaum family based on the Rothschild family There were five boys who set up five different banking houses in England, France, Germany and Austria They keep tight ties and marry the offspring of the other houses They are courted by governments and yet ostracized at the same time b


  7. says:

    earc thanks to netgalley for a fair review This is a book where the ending defines the beginning What do I mean by that Based on the Rothchilds in the years leading up to WWI the book is organized by year , the first half of the book focuses on an intensely researched day in the life only to end with a bang on the battlefield scattering the family to the winds It s incredible how far reaching the Rothchi


  8. says:

    I love historical fiction and jumped at the chance to review House of Gold I enjoyed the story of Greta and Albert but felt that there was just too much detailed history of events I found myself skimming over some of thedetailed parts.


  9. says:

    In 1911, the Goldbaum family are a banking dynasty with five branches in major European capitals London, Vienna, Paris, Berlin and Zurich They are rich almost beyond measure they are collectors on a lavish scale they have the ear of kings and prime ministers The Goldbaums are also Jewish and while that familial and cultural loyalty is critical for their success, it is also an Achilles Heel in a world being shaken by the lat


  10. says:

    Thanks to the publisher for providing an advance reader s copy.This is a sort of family saga, though focused on one member of the Goldbaum family, Greta The House of Goldbaum loosely based on the House of Rothschild is a banking empire, with outposts in the great capitals of Europe The Goldbaums like to keep it all in the family, which means that Greta, from Vienna, is to marry her cousin Albert, of the London Goldbaums Nobody mentio


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